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Publisher: DELISLE, G.
Title: Hemisphere Meridional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Australis.
Published in: Paris, 1712
   
Size: 17.5 x 17.5 inches.
44.5 x 44.5 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: In very good condition. Map has been cleaned.
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First edition of de l'Isle's important circular polar-projection map of the southern hemisphere. De l'Isle with his scientific approach leaves the Polar area completely blank save for one small concession of an island 'Isle vue diton par F. Drak'. (sic).

Guillaume de l' Isle (1675-1724), Royal Geographer, was the most influential cartographer of the first quarter of the 18th century. 'Atlas de Geographie' (1700-12), posthumous 'Atlas Nouveau' (1730).
Reference: Tooley, the mapping of Australia and Antarctica, 186, plate 110.



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